A man has been charged with murder after a person died following a Whangārei brawl last night.
Police were called to the disorder incident at about 11:55pm on Bank St, Whangārei.
"One person received critical injuries and was taken to hospital, however passed away a short time later," police say.
A 17-year-old boy will appear in the Whangārei Youth Court tomorrow charged with intent to cause grevious bodily harm and a 20-year-old man has been charged with murder.
Police say the victim was involved in a brawl which led to his death.
They won’t comment on whether weapons were involved but say a post-mortem will take place tomorrow.
Police will be launching an information portal so any witnesses with pictures or footage of the fight can send it through to assist them.